Full course description
Date and time
Day One: Thursday 6 October 2022 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Day Two: Wednesday 26 October 2022 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are keen for staff or students alike to engage with the world beyond your school.
This workshop is an opportunity for school leaders and teachers to explore strategies to develop cultural competency through a service-learning approach by planning meaningful, developmentally appropriate service activities that are grounded in local, national or global problems. Participants will return to their school or classroom with processes and products and an understanding of how to make action an integral part of the school.
An opportunity to explore the latest research relevant to developing global competencies and embedding service-learning opportunities across the curriculum.
This learning event supports creating best practice towards meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Curriculum framework
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes
- Gain ideas on how to embed global mindedness within the school culture and in the teaching and learning
- Consider real-life contexts and possible ways of building global competencies in school communities. understand, incorporate and practice service learning methodology as a means of accessing, in a practical way, a service-learning culture that aligns to school values.
- Strategies to support educators in helping learners grow more confident in standing up for their beliefs, and more skilled in evaluating the ethics and impact of their decisions.
- Develop a diverse network of like-minded educators beyond the school.
David Burton is a Principal Consultant and member of the School Improvement Team at ISV. David has a background in teacher coaching and professional learning, curriculum development, middle years innovation and the integration of new learning technologies into the classroom. David has particular expertise with the International Baccalaureate programs. He was the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator at the International School of Paris and the Australian International School in Singapore. He has also led middle years initiatives for the Victorian Department of Education. As a regular conference presenter and workshop leader over the last ten years, David has led professional
learning with schools and teachers across Australia and New Zealand as well as throughout Asia, Europe and Africa on a variety of areas including IB program leadership, curriculum planning and development, authentic assessment and service learning.